[ntp:questions] slow start

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.not-this-bit.nor-this-part.co.uk
Tue May 29 05:55:18 UTC 2007

Richard B. Gilbert wrote:
> Jammer wrote:
>> I put some of the debug log file of an /etc/init.d/ntpd/start on
>> http://www.lockie.ca/test/ntp.log.tar.bz2
> Just for the hell of it, how about uncompressing and untarring that
> log file so we can look at it.  My Solaris box has no idea what to do
> with a .bz2 file nor does my W/XP system.


You can get BZIP2 for Windows here:


You may find it quite useful....

To the OP, try adding the "iburst" qualifier to each server for a faster 


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